Transitional Justice

A Compendium on the State of Peace, Reconciliation and Healing in Southern Africa (in English, French and Portuguese)

This report details the shared challenges and opportunities Lesotho, Namibia, Mozambique, Mauritius, Seychelles and Zimbabwe face with respect to how they have approached, and continue to approach, transitional justice processes. 

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Youth Inclusion in Transitional Justice Policy in Africa: Youth Contribute to Shaping the Way Forward

Including youth in the design and implementation of transitional justice is now being recognized as a key priority that has been long neglected. Such inclusion and participation would strengthen the value of transitional justice initiatives ...

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Strengthening Transitional Justice Through Engagement with Transitional and Faith-based Actors: An Assessment Toolkit

This toolkit is the output of a project of the Global Initiative for Justice, Truth and Reconciliation and is driven by the understanding that involving faith-based organizations in transitional justice processes requires a proper analysis ...

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Transitional Justice and Peacebuilding: Is There a Role for Faith-based Actors?

As South Africa mourns the passing of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, it is a moment to reflect on the role that faith-based actors play in transitional justice and in the maintenance of peaceful societies.Tutu's activism ...

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Press Release: SACTJ Calls for Reform of National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) in South Africa

The South African Coalition for Transitional Justice (SACTJ) calls for changes to the architecture and working methodology of the National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) in South Africa. Torture and other forms of cruel, inhuman, degrading treatment and ...

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Press Release: The Fifth Edition of the African Transitional Justice Forum 2021

 The Fifth Edition of the African Transitional Justice Forum reviews TJ mechanisms to secure and build the Africa we want. The African Union Commission (AUC) Department of Political Affairs, Peace and Security (PAPS) and the Centre ...

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